trident
New York, NY 10010

Seeking a Full-Time Executive Assistant to Chairman/Literary Agent

Trident Media Group is a literary agency and management company founded by Robert Gottlieb and Dan Strone. Trident represents such major clients as Catherine Coulter, Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, Deepak Chopra, Michael Ondaatje, Russell Banks, Marilynne Robinson, the Dune Estate, and many other New York Times best-selling authors.

In 2002, Trident Media Group merged with the Ellen Levine Literary Agency to further broaden its list. Trident Media Group currently employs over a dozen literary agents who represent authors across the spectrum of literary fiction, commercial and genre fiction, and non-fiction of all types.

Trident E-Book Operations is a full-service department that provides hands-on publishing assistance to authors who choose to explore self-publishing opportunities for their frontlist and/or backlist titles.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree
• 1-2 years experience at an agency or in book publishing
• Must be independent and self-directed in handling projects
• Excellent people and communication skills
• Superior organizational skills and very detail-oriented
• Extremely professional and articulate
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Knowledge of BAITS software a plus
• Social media skills a plus
•Former experience assisting high-level executive a plus

Responsibilities Include:

• Reading manuscripts and providing editorial feedback
• Answering and placing telephone calls
• Taking dictation and drafting correspondence
• Generating expense reports
• Scheduling meetings
• Coordinating travel itineraries
• Creating weekly staff meeting reports
• Tracking and routing checks and contracts
• Tracking manuscripts and their delivery dates
• Corresponding with clients via email and phone
• Attendance and note taking for various staff meetings
• Updating the company website
• Providing updates for the Foreign Rights Guide

Additional job responsibilities may be assigned

If you are  interested in applying please contact Mary-Rhea Potenciano at mpotenciano@tridentmediagroup.com. Due a large volume of applications, only the most qualified will be asked to interview. Please submit a cover letter and resume. No phone calls please.

lee_and_low

95 Madison Avenue, Suite 1205
New York, NY 10016

Seeking a Full-Time Junior designer/ Production Assistant

The position offers the opportunity to work in the collegial environment of a small, independent publishing company and to contribute to Lee & Low’s mission of publishing diverse books about everyone and for everyone. Lee & Low Books is the largest multicultural children’s book publisher in the country.

Minimum Requirements:

• Must have 1-2 years experience working with book (preferably illustrated, children’s) design
• Strong knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop are required
• Must have the ability to work independently, take initiative, and multitask on a daily basis.
•Must  be detail oriented, organized, and able to meet short- and long-term schedules.

Responsibilities Include:

• Preparing new paperback editions for Spring and Fall lists for all imprints, plus any special editions that arise
• Preparing and processing all backlist reprints for all imprints
• Checking proofs and blues
• Maintaining electronic and paper reprint files, including reprint library
• Maintaining printer archive files for for all company imprints; check and provide files as necessary for foreign rights and subrights consideration and sales
• Creating new book PDFs for website and e-book conversions
• Implementing design of Teacher’s Guides from final manuscripts
• Create marketing materials such as ads, postcards, and conference signing posters
• Liaison with editorial and marketing for advance materials orders and schedules for new books; submit information to manufacturing and monitor delivery
• Monitor manufacturing schedules and liaison with manufacturing on tracking all titles in production (new titles and reprints)

If you are interested in applying, email a resume, cover letter, and relevant links to: careers@leeandlow.com with subject line: junior designer.

taylor and francisNew York, NY

Seeking Full-Time Rights Coordinator

Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa company is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability status, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum Requirements:

• College degree or equivalent work experience required
• Publishing experience required and international publishing experience a plus
• Subsidiary rights experience preferred; ideally, experience negotiating contracts
• Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and work independently within a busy international organization
• Excellent computer skills (MS Office, especially Word/Excel/Outlook)
• Database entry experience a plus
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; foreign language skills are welcome but not essential
• The ability to build strong working relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders

Responsibilities Include:

• Increase rights revenue for specific product lines by defining and implementing a sales strategy, forecasting growth, setting and meeting sales targets, and overall improving rights revenue and profitability
• Build strong working relationships with international publishers, agents, and relevant local T&F offices and departments across the business to enable smooth work flow processes
• Working with Editorial, develop excellent product knowledge of Garland and Medical titles; prepare collateral to effectively market rights for these lists; promote, license and negotiate, and close deals for rights licensing
• Analyze and report on ights sales and trends in the subject areas covered, maintaining an awareness of competitor activity and providing relevant feedback to the Rights Manager, rights team, and the wider business.
• Represent the company externally at book fairs as appropriate
• Update the rights management database accurately, manage renewals, chase overdue payments, and monitor publication dates of foreign language editions
• Work on ad hoc projects as required and provide support for rights team as needed for long term and ongoing projects including archiving rights contracts, integration of new rights acquisitions, and preparation for workshops and presentations to raise profile of rights sales function across the business.

Apply here: http://www.jobs.net/j/JFLjiGjq?idpartenaire=14745

Jobs of the Week

Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group

Type: Full Time

Position: Editorial Assistant

Location: NYC

Routledge, one of the world’s leading commercial academic publishers seeks an editorial assistant for the education publishing program. The editorial assistant will support two editors with all phases of the book publication process from the conceptual stage to the finished book and beyond. The assistant will be responsible for a variety of tasks including

  • routine correspondence with authors;
  • file and database management;
  • tracking projects at various stages of reviewing, editing, production, and publication;
  • commissioning reviews for projects under consideration;
  • preparing manuscripts for transmittal to production including checking and processing permissions and coordinating Library of Congress and copyright registration;
  • securing endorsements for books;
  • assisting in drafting and proofreading book information copy; and
  • liaising with marketing, sales, accounting, and production departments.

The duties may include convention travel, market research, report creation, and related tasks.

Qualifications:

B.A. or equivalent educational experience. Candidate must have excellent organizational abilities, strong computer skills, experience with standard computer programs (Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, etc.), and impeccable language (grammar and spelling) and communication (oral and written) skills. Ideal candidates will be highly organized and have the ability to balance a variety of responsibilities and handle many projects simultaneously. An interest or background in education or the humanities or the social sciences is not required, but is a plus.

View the original job posting here.

Saveur Magazine

Type: Full Time

Position: Associate Editor

Location: NYC

Saveur magazine seeks an associate editor with significant experience in and passion for the areas of culinary, travel, and culture content; three years’ experience of story development, writing, and editing as part of a magazine staff; experience in working with writers, photographers, and test kitchen staff to conceive of and develop stories.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with writers and other editors to develop and edit stories
  • Report and write stories for the magazine
  • Work with the test kitchen on recipe development and supporting content for assigned stories
  • Work with art director and photography editor on development of visuals for stories
  • Develop new ideas for the magazine and deliver excellent content

Requirements:

  • Deep passion for and knowledge of authentic, global cuisines
  • Strong magazine editing experience
  • Excellent time-management skills and ability to interact with many creative people across several departments
  • Experience with writing and editing magazine stories
  • Experience with conceiving and developing feature packages
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and on tight deadlines
  • Social media and online experience a plus

View the original job posting here.

Job Opportunity: Taylor & Francis

Type: Full Time

Position: Journal Sales Executive

Location: TBD

The Journals Division of Taylor & Francis Group, a division of informa and leading academic publisher, has an excellent opportunity for a dynamic sales professional to join its growing sales team.  Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the development and management of online sales throughout the assigned region.

Responsibilities:

  • Increase and promote sales of T&F print and online journals throughout assigned region
  • Identify, maintain and develop current and prospective customer accounts and actively pursue opportunities for growth and development
  • Market and promote online sales models to current and prospective customers
  • Manage account details through CRM software
  • Track and share lead information throughout all stages of the sales process
  • Respond to RFPs from prospective customers and generate customized quotes
  • Successfully negotiate and execute sales agreements
  • Produce regular reports on sales activity and development opportunities
  • Assist in the development of sale proposals, management reports, supporting sales contact/CRM database
  • Attend library meetings and industry events as required

Qualifications: 

Strong organizational and project management skills with the demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and advanced presentation skills at all levels of business. Effective account management skills and the ability to form strong relationships and partnerships both internally and externally. Successful candidate will be highly organized, professional, confident, and goal oriented. Able to work independently and as part of a team.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree plus two years’ sales/marketing experience. Previous publishing experience, understanding of academic library environment, and specific industry knowledge (pharma, biotech, chemical, etc) desired. Proficiency with Windows applications including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, required. Previous experience with CRM software helpful. Overnight travel required.

About Taylor & Francis Group 

Taylor & Francis Group is a leading international academic publisher with a history of over two centuries.  Throughout our 11 T&F offices worldwide we publish over 2000 new books and 1000 journals annually, spanning all subjects in the academic, medical and scientific field.  T&F merged with Informa in 2004 to establish a new international force in the provision of specialist information through publishing and events businesses.  Today, Informa plc publishes over 2,500 subscription based products, has a portfolio of over 13,000 e-books (growing by 3,000 per year) and backlist of 35,000 books.  2,800 events per year are held worldwide.

Job Opportunity

Taylor and Francis: Journal Sales Administrator

Philadelphia, PA

 

 

Taylor & Francis, a leading international academic publisher in Olde City Philadelphia, is currently seeking two Journal Sales Administrators in its Sales Department.

These positions support all aspects of the North American library sales team and are responsible for the following tasks:

  • Conducting all customer subscription research and analysis activities with the library sales team and U.K. team as assigned
  • Assisting in the creation of sales proposals and management reports
  • Troubleshooting and enabling access to online content
  • Working with the U.S. Sales team to meet division revenue objectives and other duties as assigned by management

Requirements:

  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Keen attention to detail with the ability to proactively identify and address problems
  • Proficiency in word processing (MS Word), PowerPoint, and spreadsheet (Excel) applications;  experience with databases is helpful
  • Bachelor’s degree and one or more years experience in Customer Service, Publishing, or an analytical/technical position
  • Successful candidates will be highly organized, professional and confident
 Please submit a cover letter and resume and salary requirements to:
Beth Mullen (beth.mullen@taylorandfrancis.com)
 

Job Opportunities at Taylor & Francis!

Take advantage of the recent job opportunities at the internationally reknown academic publisher, Taylor & Francis. One of the leading international academic publishers, Taylor & Francis publishes over 1,500 journals and books each year from locations around the world.  Below are many wonderful job opportunities available at company’s New York City location. 

 

  • Senior Editorial Assistant– Routledge Humanities:

Routledge, one of the world’s leading commercial academic publishers, is looking for an enthusiastic Editorial Assistant to work on the U.S. and Latin American History list in our NY office. Reporting to the History Editor, the Assistant will support the Editorial team and contribute to the success of the list.

  •  Editorial Assistant– Routledge SS:

Routledge, one of the world’s leading, commercial academic publishers, seeks an editorial assistant for the program in sociology, criminal justice, and related social sciences in New York. The editorial assistant will support the Publisher with all phases of the book publishing process from identifying and signing authors to support in manuscript development and marketing.

  •  Receptionist-Part-time– HR:

Taylor & Francis is seeking an enthusiastic part-time receptionist for the NY office.  This position is the “director” of first impressions both in person and on the phone. The receptionist position is part of the HR and office administration team of the company.

  •  Acquisitions Editor – Garland Science:

Garland Science, a part of the Taylor & Francis Group, recognized as a leader in scientific publishing for the higher education market is currently searching for an Acquisitions Editor. We publish in courses for the advanced undergraduate/graduate/medical markets. Due to the highly authoritative nature of the books, they also enjoy significant sales in the professional market.

  •  Senior Development Editor – Garland Science:

Garland Science is seeking to hire a Senior Development Editor on a full-time basis to join a dynamic publishing team.  This role is responsible for a range of tasks to ensure each project is delivered on time, to the highest standards, delivering the maximum value. 

  •  Editorial Assistant– Routledge Research:

Routledge, one of the world’s leading, commercial academic publishers, seeks an Editorial Assistant for the humanities side of the Routledge Research program. The Editorial Assistant will support two editors (working in Literature, Media and Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Philosophy, and other humanities subjects) with all phases of the book publication process, from the conceptual stage to the finished book and beyond. 

  •  Marketing Manager– Routledge Marketing:

Routledge NY seeks an ambitious Marketing Manager to work as part of a global team across the Business, Economics, Politics and Area Studies lists in the Social Science division. The ideal candidate will demonstrate both the ability to drive revenue in North American markets, and a passion for working with colleagues on opportunities around the world. Good communication skills are essential, as is strong commercial awareness, and an understanding of the academic publishing industry.

  •  Marketing Assistant– Routledge Marketing:

Routledge NY seeks an ambitious Marketing Assistant to assist the Marketing Managers in the Humanities & Social Sciences division. The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills with an attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment. The position will help with the overall success of Routledge’s goal and strategy of publishing adoptable texts as well as academic resources, and implementing effective marketing, follow-up, and success-based reporting. This individual will assist in identifying opportunities, planning, and implementing targeted marketing strategies for a specific product list.

If you are are interested in one of these positions, please contact Jessica Flores at jessica.flores@taylorandfrancis.com.